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Abdoulaye Konaté, Métamorphose de papillon, 2017Fun-filled four-week program combines at home and live online art-making sessions

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 7, 2020) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites kids and their families to an all-new four-week summer art-making series — Tang at Home Studio!

This series, which opens for registration on Monday, July 13, will take place online to ensure the health and safety of all. Tang at Home Studio, our newest initiative to bring the Tang Museum experience into the community, gives young art-makers the chance to explore their creativity, make new things, and share their artwork online!  Each week includes an at-home art project and a real-time online gathering led by Tang Museum Educator Sunny Ra.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts logo 2020Main Exhibit, Grounds, and Additional Programming to Adhere to Socially-Distant Guidelines

Bethel, N.Y. (July 7, 2020) – As New York’s Mid-Hudson region entered Phase 4 of reopening today, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, announced that The Museum at Bethel Woods will reopen on Monday, July 13th. The Museum, which had delayed opening due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be open 10AM-5PM, seven days a week.

Herschell Carrousel Factory MuseumNorth Tonawanda, N.Y. – The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum will be reopening on Wednesday July 8th. The museum is excited to welcome visitors back into its space after a long hiatus due to COVID-19. During its first week open only the interior of the museum, including both carousels, will be open. The museum will evaluate opening its Kiddieland Testing Park, outdoor rides, and extending its hours on a weekly basis.

Bronzeville at Night, 1949See press images here

Yonkers, N.Y. – The Hudson River Museum presents an eclectic selection of programs and exhibitions in July.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free.

The Hudson River Museum is actively working on plans to reopen this summer in compliance with CDC and New York State phased guidelines. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Museum as soon as it’s safe to do so. Updates will be posted on our website at hrm.org/visit and on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

Genesee Country Village Museum GCVMMumford, N.Y. – Genesee Country Village & Museum (GCV&M) is happy to announce that the Museum will be opening to the public on Friday, July 3, and will be open for the July 4th holiday weekend with family-friendly programming to celebrate the occasion. After opening to members only, Genesee Country Village & Museum is looking forward to welcoming everyone onsite to enjoy the Historic Village and Museum safely. In accordance with state and local guidelines, mask-wearing and distancing protocols will be observed. …

Wasted by Cannupa Hanska Luger, 2016-2020, continuous ceramic seriesHowes Cave, NY--The Iroquois Indian Museum announces the outdoor exhibition “Tonto, Tepees, and Totem Poles: Considering Native American Stereotypes in the 21st Century,” which will be displayed in July and August in the open-air pavilion on the museum’s grounds in Howes Cave. The museum also announces a summer series of Facebook Live mini-lessons and demonstrations by Iroquois educators and artists, as well as a virtual raffle. 

DERRICK ADAMS: BUOYANT and WE CAME TO PARTY AND PLANRelated programs at Hudson River Museum celebrate Black life and culture, including discussion with authors and curators, art workshops, and more.
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Yonkers, NY, June 29, 2020—Hudson River Museum is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking exhibition, Derrick Adams: Buoyant will be extended through August 23, 2020. This is the first museum exhibition of Adams’ Floaters series, a collection of vividly painted portraits depicting Black people in various states of rest and play, buoyantly floating on calm waters. Adam’s site-specific installation We Came to Party and Plan—a newly created body of work that invites the viewer into a party atmosphere full of complexity—has been extended through October 18, 2020. …

Schweinfurth Art CenterAuburn, NY (June 26, 2020) - While Central New York entered Phase 4 of the state's reopening plan today, the Schweinfurth Art Center will be reopening in early August. The art center is currently finishing installation of a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

The art center originally shut down in mid January for the construction, with plans to re-open in April. But the state-mandated shutdown due to COVID-19 placed the work on pause for two months until it restarted in May. Work is nearly complete and, once it is, the art center staff will begin cleaning and setting up the gallery and offices, preparing the facility to meet state guidelines, and installing our next exhibition, "Made in NY."…

MOST logoSyracuse, NY (June 26, 2020) - The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology (MOST) is gradually reopening to the public as part of NYS Phase 4.

The MOST will be open every weekday for summer day-camps beginning Monday, June 29, and running until Friday, August 21 with pre-registration. More information here: https://www.most.org/learn/camps/.

Our projected reopen date is August 1, 2020, for weekends only but is subject to change with the start of NYS Phase 4 reopen. The MOST will continue to evaluate and consult our reopening with city and county officials to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff and relay this information via email, website, and social media.

WILD Center Re-OpeningPhased reopening to begin with Wild Walk and outdoor experiences

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center is pleased to announce that they will be welcoming visitors back. The Wild Center will begin a phased reopening on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, starting with Wild Walk and outdoor experiences. As a continued commitment to the health and safety of visitors, staff and the wider community, The Wild Center has implemented limited capacity, enhanced operational procedures and cleaning protocols.